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Apartheid dompas still rules on SA’s roads

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18 hour(s) ago

JMPD’s insatiable appetite for roadblocks causes more disruption, congestion and delay, and extracts or extorts more money, than its apartheid mentors achieved at their nadir, writes Leon Louw

Upstart Nissan shows class

18 hour(s) ago

Nissan’s Infiniti Q50 may not have the pedigree of a BMW but it is a worthy competitor, writes Alex Parker

STREET DOGS: Portfolio managers and the press

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18 hour(s) ago

Michel Pireu lists some things you will likely never hear from a portfolio manager

The DA’s and EFF’s brand problem

18 hour(s) ago

If Zuma goes there will be a vacuum at the heart of their political messaging, writes Gareth van Onselen

Hi-tech answer to a low-grade knee

Penny Haw promo
18 hour(s) ago

Penny Haw turns to technology to help support her failing knees

Marcus’s successor faces same string dilemma

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
18 hour(s) ago

Gill Marcus has been extremely successful in communicating clearly and consistently the role and direction of monetary policy, writes Xhanti Payi

THE INSIDER: Cape Town Press Club butters up Noakes

OVERLOAD: Sports scientis Tim Noakes says rugby players can keep up high-intensity play for 12 weeks at most, before they need a good break to recuperate. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
18 hour(s) ago

Having diet revolutionary Tim Noakes as a lunch guest was bound to be a touchy affair for the Cape Town Press Club

Commercial agriculture faces up to climate change

18 hour(s) ago

The rapid expansion of SA’s wine industry shows the extent to which farmers are adapting to climate change, writes Hilary Joffe


Previous columns


CPI the right gauge for home dispossession

President Jacob Zuma opens the exhibition Reversing the Legacy of the Natives' Land Act of 1913: In Commemoration of the Natives' Land Act of 1913, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.  Picture: GCIS
2 day(s) ago

Erwin Rode looks at how fair compensation for apartheid property losses should be calculated

THE INSIDER: SA’s new deal with Cuba contains plastic promise

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1 day(s) ago

Readers should — and probably will — have their own views on whether SA should be giving economic assistance to what some believe to be a pariah state

LETTER FROM LONDON: Europe is in denial about legacy of colonialism

1 day(s) ago

The feeling is that the UK shies away from addressing racial faultlines head on, despite several reports of institutional racism in the public sector, writes Marvin Meintjies

Move on up into 2014 — the era of the packed stadium is over

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1 day(s) ago

Cricket has been wringing its hands and pining for two decades now, and it’s time it grew up and accepted that the relationship is over, writes Neil Manthorp

UNEMBARGOED: Relentless advance of political thuggery

2 day(s) ago

Many an institution that should have acted as a bulwark against political thuggery and bad decision-making won’t be worth the paper their names will be written on, writes Songezo Zibi

Ebola’s worst effect may be on struggling nations’ economies

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2 day(s) ago

Long-term fallout will be evident only once the contagion is brought under control, writes Dianna Games

ON THE WATER: Is it World War Z, or is it the news?

2 day(s) ago

In the liberal democratic way, it is unacceptable to force enlightenment down people’s throats, writes Neels Blom

Meyer spoiled for a choice with the right mix

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

Springboks have never before had such balance in squad selections when it comes to experience and youth, writes Mark Keohane

EFF is living up to its promise of unsettling ANC

5 day(s) ago

EFF pledge on campaign trail was that, if it was elected, Parliament and South African politics would never be the same again, writes Natasha Marrian

STREET DOGS: Life’s too short — make investment decisions now

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1 day(s) ago

If one had 25 years left to live, Michel Pireu wonders how much time one would spend worrying about the daily ups and downs of the stock market

Worshippers’ desire to part with their cash is no sin

1 day(s) ago

Trudi Makhaya: In a world that encourages the monetisation of celebrity, beauty or race, why are we surprised when pastors and ministers decide to monetise their spiritual leadership?

After years of glory, Nafcoc has only division to show

1 day(s) ago

Nafcoc needs to chart a way forward for finding a way to create the black industrialists espoused by Zuma, writes Phakamisa Ndzamela

Internet insight on investing

1 day(s) ago

James Montier says investment management resembles, sadly, another old profession. Ancient alchemy, with its promises to turn lead into gold

SA must find peace over Nigeria calamity

Aubrey Matshiqi promo
2 day(s) ago

We must find ways to protect the true believer from those who have created a God who has an insatiable appetite for money, power and the blood of the innocent, writes Aubrey Matshiqi

Relentless advance of political thuggery

2 day(s) ago

Many an institution that should have acted as a bulwark against political thuggery and bad decision-making won’t be worth the paper their names will be written on, writes Songezo Zibi

GAVIN KEETON: Job disparities according to race are alarming

3 day(s) ago

Imperative for dramatically improved schooling could not be presented more starkly, writes Gavin Keeton

Is Jacob Zuma a dictator?

2 day(s) ago

Eleven examples of the president’s behaviour shed light on the question, writes Gareth van Onselen

THICK END OF THE WEDGE: Russian nuclear is not as scary as Jacob Zuma is

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5 day(s) ago

Peter Bruce wonders if President Jacob Zuma and his new energy minister are capable of resisting immediate pressures to secure a great long-term electricity deal for SA

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